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Articles from the June 13, 2013 edition

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 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 13, 2013

Limbaugh: Closing secondary ed needed to refocus

The chancellor of Havre’s university said this morning he wants to address his decision to close the secondary education teachers programs at Montana State University-Northern before the public forum about Northern’s program prioritization... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 13, 2013

Rocky Boy, Fort Belknap receive housing grants

The Rocky Boy’s and Fort Belknap Indian reservations have received significant grants to help build housing for their residents, Montana’s U.S. senators announced Wednesday afternoon. Sens. Max Baucus and Jon Tester, both Democrats, said the... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 13, 2013

Idaho man pleads guilty in Rocky Boy shooting

A Fort Hall, Idaho, man pleaded guilty in federal court in Great Falls to shooting a woman in the leg while he was at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. Creston Kindness, 30, pleaded guilty Wednesday to assault resulting in serious bodily injury.... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 13, 2013

Overnight rain unlikely to affect flooding

The area saw another half-inch of rain or more overnight, it may not add to the extensive flooding the region has seen and which is bringing state and federal assessment teams to the area next week to see if state and federal disaster assistance... Full story

 By Lindsay Brown    Local    June 13, 2013

Photo: Summer fun at Vacation Bible School

Wyatt Hagstrom, 9, dumps rice into a cup during a relay at Wednesday's Vacation Bible School at Fifth Avenue Christian Church. Children carry rice during the relay with the objective of filling their... Full story

 By Lindsay Brown    Local    June 13, 2013

Photo: Measure twice, cut once

Jake Ingram takes measurements as a NorthWestern Energy crew installs new utility poles along U.S. Highway 2 Wednesday afternoon.... Full story

 Obituaries    June 13, 2013

Marion Lione Sherburn Keough

Marion Lione Sherburn Keough, 68, passed away on June 11, 2013. She was the daughter of Robert “Bud” Sherburn and L. Verna Hotchkiss Humble. She was born in Lewistown, Mont., Jan. 22, 1945. She wa... Full story

 Obituaries    June 13, 2013

Jeanne R. Johnston

Jeanne R. Johnston, 71, of Knappa, Ore., died Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Community Hospital, Longview, Wash. She was born Feb. 28, 1942, in Havre, the daughter of Achsah Ida Huestis and Fred Vern... Full story

 Local    June 13, 2013

For the Record, June 13, 2013

Havre Police Department Officers were called to a 1st Street West business at 7:51 a.m. Wednesday to provide assistance and arrested a 34-year-old Kalispell man on a Justice or City court warrant. ——— Officers investigated a two-vehicle crash... Full story

 By Clayton Christian and Waded Cruzado    Opinion    June 13, 2013

Northern is moving forward

The lights are on at Montana State University-Northern, and it is open for business and moving forward. Last September, MSU-Northern began a vitally important process for its future, a process that any well-run business does on a regular basis: It... Full story

 By Havre Chamber Ambassadors    Local    June 13, 2013

Cash mobs boost local businesses

Some people may have heard of flash mobs, where people appear to randomly gather and break into song and dance routines. But, now a new craze, “cash mobs,” is spreading across the country. Cash... Full story

 By Northern Montana Health Care    Local    June 13, 2013

Last week's flooding had far-reaching effects

Flooding has displaced families and livestock around the state this month but its effects reach farther than some might think. Last weekend, the Northern Montana Health Care Dialysis Unit was directly affected when dialysis patients from the Poplar... Full story

 By Havre-Hill County Library    Local    June 13, 2013

Magician Kyle Groves takes part in library's reading program

Popular Rocky Mountain magical entertainer Kyle Groves will present his 2013 Library Program, “Dig Into Reading” at Havre-Hill County Library at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20. This special program was especially developed for the 2013 Summer Reading... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 13, 2013

An emotional return to the helmet

When last we heard from former Havre High and Montana Grizzly great Marc Mariani, it was December, and he was just getting deep into rehabbing his broken leg he suffered in August 2012 during a... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 13, 2013

HYBA city tournaments begin this weekend

It’s baseball season in Havre. The sun is out, the heat is on, and for many local youths, the next week will be one of the biggest in their young lives. The Havre Youth Baseball Association will... Full story

 State News    June 13, 2013

Man fined for possessing illegally killed elk

CHINOOK (AP) — A Kalispell man has been ordered to pay $8,000 in restitution for possessing the head and antlers of a trophy elk that was illegally killed in the Bears Paw Mountains south of Chinook. The state Department of Fish, Wildlife and... Full story

 State News    June 13, 2013

3 children missing from Blackfeet reservation

HELENA (AP) — Blackfeet Tribal Law Enforcement is asking for help in locating three children who are missing and may be in danger. Tribal officials say 8-year-old Ivan Redhorn III, 4-year-old Cerista Bullbear and 1-year-old Ivanna Redhorn were... Full story

 State News    June 13, 2013

Still no decision made on charges for state senator

HELENA (AP) — The Blackfeet tribe's chief prosecutor says no decision has been made on whether to charge a state senator who fled a Glacier County sheriff's deputy who suspected him of drunken driving nearly three weeks ago. Prosecutor Carl Pepion... Full story